|Height||5' 10½" (1.79 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Walter Alza is a multiple award-winning actor mostly known for his leading and character work in films such Get Rich or Die Trying" with 50 Cent. Directed by Academy Award nominee director Jim Sheridan. (In the name of the father, In America).
Walter Alza is also known for his knack for picking up accents-and his ability to effortlessly portray both drama and comedy.
According to Ctv E-Talk Daily, "Walter is Canada's very own bad boy." This stems from his portrayal of a vicious Colombian gangster Raoul in the drama "Get Rich or Die Trying".
Et Canada called Alza a scene stealer for the same role.
John Doyle from The Globe & Mail writes," Walter Alza is delicious as the testosterone - driven, boorish waiter "Slavic" in his eccentric Russian co - starring role in the CBC series At The Hotel directed by - Ken Finkleman, co-starring Don Mackellar (Blind) and Carlo Rota (24) and some of Canada's finest actors.
Meanwhile, Alza can still be seen nightly on OMNI TV playing the suave ladies man, Andreas Maradona, in the award winning Toronto TV show Metropia.
Also you can see Walter as the Funny/Edgy Serbian Sasha in the multiple awards winning feature film Gangsters Exchange playing in theaters in the US and on Rogers pay per view and Bell Express Vu.
2002 has been a good year for Walter, spawning his most recent feature film at the time; Three and a Half opened at The Montreal Film Festival and Sundance. And Walter played two Leading roles in it. The Toronto Sun called it : A powerful performance by Walter Alza.
Walter received great reviews for his work in a supporting role in The Uncles, voted by Toronto International Film Festival Press as one of the 10 best Canadian films of 2001. Included in his many television credits are guest starring and supporting roles on such series as Doc, PSI Factor, Due South and FX - the Series. Among the many M.O.W.s he has appeared in co-starring and featured roles in Their Last Chance with Academy Award nominee Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream), Sealed with a Kiss with John Stamos, Family of Cops for Cbs, Rent a Kid with Leslie Nielsen for Nbc, and in 1992 on Hostage For A Day directed by the late John Candy. Other feature film credits include The Stupids and Once a Cop.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Walter Alza